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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-67A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Guatemala
San Juan Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 104 cm
Width: 112 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

Description

Cofradia, white cotton tinted with lavender, three panels joined with randas, brocaded.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 60 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, lavendar cotten. Weft: 19 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, with multiple singles for striping effect. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft - 2 faced. 3 panels with 4 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom.

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